Come enjoy the premiere performance by this new musical trio, a collaboration of Arts Professor Michael Century, drummer and composer Susie Ibarra, and clarinetist-composer David Rothenberg.
This lecture by David Rothenberg, world-renowned author of books on music and nature, will precede the performance of EARTH TRIO 2015.
Ade Knowles will lead Ensemble Congeros in performance at Proctors Theatre in Schenectady, New York. Song stylist Jeanine Ouderkirk and reed master Jeff Nania will once again join the Congeros in "chasing the rhythms, and salsa sensation Sensemaya will also be featured with both groups performing as part of Proctors' "Celebration of Rhythm" series.
Entitled "Orchestra in the Expanded Field: New Music from Rensselaer," this concert will feature new and recent works by Rensselaer composers.
In a presentation entitled "Reflexive Theory-of-Mind Reasoning and Meta-Games," Jun Zhang of the University of Michigan will discuss Theory-of-mind (ToM), the modeling of mental states through recursive type reasoning in order to plan one’s action or anticipate others' action.
Architecture Professor Gustavo Crembil and guests will be offering a Fall 2015 elective course in Mestizo Robotics, a new Art-Across-the-Curriculum course open to students outside of Architecture. Designed for students interested in robotics, mechatronics, sensing and signal processing, the 2- or 3-credit options offer, respectively, a seminar dedicated to exploring the notion of "mestizo technology," and a design-and-build workshop focused on development of a robotic art installation using high and low technologies.